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From:
Nemo
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[1876?]
Source of text:
DAR 172: 13
Summary:

A believer in evolution seeks to convince CD that a spiritual creative force, rather than natural selection, explains its operation.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
Arabella Burton Fisher (née Buckley)
Date:
1876-1878
Source of text:
American Philosophical Society
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Unidentified
Date:
[1876]
Source of text:
DAR 202: 92
Summary:

Letter of reference giving his opinion of the character of a man who has been his footman for a year.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Adolf Grünhut
To:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:
1876
Source of text:
  • British Library, The: BL Add. 46439 ff. 129-130
  • British Library, The: BL Add. 46439 ff. 131
  • British Library, The: BL Add. 46439 ff. 132
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
John Hampden
To:
Alfred Russel? Wallace?
Date:
1876?
Source of text:
Argosy Book Store (bookseller): Item #227631
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
From:
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:
unknown addressee
Date:
--[1876]
Source of text:
JDH/1/14/2 f.243-253, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:

No summary availale.

Contributor:
Hooker Project
Text Online
From:
John Wallace
To:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:
[1876?]
Source of text:
Wallace, A. R. (1877). Glacial drift in California. Nature : 15 (378): 274-275
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Unidentified
Date:
[1876 or later?]
Source of text:
DAR 202: 90
Summary:

Complies with correspondent’s request; encloses photographs of himself.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
William Robinson
Date:
4 Jan 1876
Source of text:
Nate D. Sanders (dealer) (28 September 2017, lot 37)
Summary:

Thanks for the copies of the Garden, which contain a drawing of CD and notice of his work.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Joseph Henry Gilbert
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
6 Jan 1876
Source of text:
Rothamsted Research (GIL13)
Summary:

Thanks for a copy of Insectivorous Plants.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
John Murray
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
6 Jan [1876]
Source of text:
DAR 171: 481
Summary:

At last, Expression is beginning to sell again.

Cooke has not yet decided on number of Variation [2d ed.] to print.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
George Howard Darwin
Date:
8 Jan [1876]
Source of text:
DAR 210.1: 50
Summary:

Asks GHD to calculate average or mean heights of crossed and self-fertilised plant species.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
George Howard Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after 8 Jan 1876]
Source of text:
DAR 77: 144–5
Summary:

Provides CD with a method of obtaining a numerical ratio that expresses the superiority in heights of crossed plants to self-fertilised plants.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
William Henry Dallinger
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
10 Jan 1876
Source of text:
DAR 162: 33
Summary:

Has confirmed CD’s observations on Drosera.

Asks whether CD agrees that it is "no longer a fact" that the bladders of Utricularia vulgaris enable the plant to become lighter for fecundation and heavier when that act is accomplished. Plans to undertake further observations, under very high-powered microscopes, of mechanism of digestion.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Karl Heinrich Hermann (Hermann) Hoffmann
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
10 Jan 1876
Source of text:
DAR 166: 230
Summary:

Bug on Tilia, cited in Variation, was Cimex apterus.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles O’Shaughnessy
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
10 Jan 1876
Source of text:
DAR 173: 40
Summary:

He has confuted Descent.

Enclosures announce his cures of potato blight, epilepsy, etc.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
William Robinson
Date:
10 Jan [1876?]
Source of text:
John Wilson (dealer) (5 May 2008)
Summary:

Accepts WR’s offer of copies of the Garden for the next half-year.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
William Henry Dallinger
Date:
[after 10 Jan 1876]
Source of text:
Royal Institution of Great Britain (RI MS CG/u/3)
Summary:

CD has read all of WHD’s and J. J. Drysdale’s papers [on spontaneous generation, monads, and the origin of life] and finds them the best work on the subject.

The function of bladders in Utricularia is not to float the plant.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Thomas William Clarke
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
12 Jan 1876
Source of text:
DAR 161: 170
Summary:

Two photographs of T. W. Clarke, Jr, aged three, offered as examples of expression.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Francis Galton
Date:
13 Jan [1876]
Source of text:
DAR 202: 54
Summary:

Thanks FG for his report [on the statistical validity of CD’s experiments; see Cross and self-fertilisation, pp. 16–18]. Discusses FG’s comments, his own experiments, and the means by which the results may be analysed.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project